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CBS
Mar 2, 2011 6:00am EST
'll be reading green eggs and ham across the country today. or my favorite. it's the annual read across america. today marks the 107th anniversary of dr. seuss' birthday. also today, we may avert a government shutdown at least for a little while. >> at least is good news for hundreds of thousands of federal workers living here in our region. >> surae chinn is live on the hill with a preview of what's happening with this today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you mike and andrea. lawmakers have really got to get to work. trim spending and have a spending plan. republicans want to cut more than $60 billion from the budget. debate on capitol hill yesterday with the republican- led house slashing $4 billion to fund the government for two more weeks to avoid shutdown this friday. democrats and republicans disagreed on how long the extension should be. democrats wanted more time. >> this is not a way to run the largest government and most important government in the world. >> the american people want us to get our fiscal house in order and this is a step in the right direction. >> reporter
CBS
Mar 22, 2011 6:00am EDT
, president obama made america's mission clear. >> it is u.s. policy that gadhafi needs to go. and we've got a wide range of tools in addition to our military efforts to support that policy. we were very rapid in initiating unilateral sanctions and then helping to mobilize international sanctions. against the gadhafi regime. >> this morning, china is calling for an immediate cease- fire in libya. it wants multinational peace talks instead. china abstained from a vote in the united nations last week. >>> also today, police in montgomery county are hoping to find a killer. >> they want to find whoever gunned down a 41-year-old man monday as he was walking home. >> he was killed in olney along north high street near georgia avenue south of 108. kristin fisher is live there with an update on the investigation. kristin? >> reporter: good morning, mike. good morning, andrea. you know, this could be the second homicide in olney in less than a week. and this is you know, a very relatively quiet town. so, that certainly has the people that live here on edge. i want you to take a look at the video fro
CBS
Mar 8, 2011 6:00am EST
9news now returns. somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> we're back at 6:29. this is the place you always get your weather first. a live look at conditions at the u.s. capital as the sun peeks over the horizon this morning. a little bit of clouds. 34 degrees right now. >> good morning, everybody. thanks for starting your day with us. i'm surae chinn. andrea roane is off this week. >> i'm mike hydeck. mr. bernstein on the weather terrace has his jacket zipped up. over to you. >> we're in the 30s. lots of 20s in the suburbs. nice thing is the winds are very light this morning. so, very little in the way of wind chills to speak of. today is going to be a decent day. we've got sunshine and clouds. temperatures ar
CBS
Mar 23, 2011 6:00am EDT
to washington this afternoon. he's in el salvador right now. the last stop on his latin america tour. the president cut his visit short by a few hours to come back to d.c. >> the maryland senate takes up a plan to add a sales tax to beer, wine and liquor sales. it would up the price by a dime. supporters believe it can bring in $90 million a year for the state. >> today is the day george washington university surprises d.c. high school seniors with full scholarships. this is video from last year. seven d.c. seniors will get the awards this year. >> while you slept, new developments in the disaster in japan. >> right now, black smoke is coming out of a reactor at fukushima nuclear plant. workers have been evacuated for now. >> radiation is being found in the tap water in tokyo. it is twice the level of what's considered safe for infants, this morning, the death toll sits at 9300. thousands more people are still missing. japan's nikkei index stock market fell more than 1.5% in trading today. the european markets are slowing it down so far. >>> now to the latest on the war in libya. moa
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 6:00am EDT
he is not just a leader for virginia. he's a leader for america and i'm very thankful to him. thank you, sir. >> kaine was the first politician outside of illinois to endorse mr. obama when he was a candidate in 2007. >>> it is time for a special your money report. >> jessica is here with a new danger found in a lot of electronics. who knew. >> we're talking about the tiny button size batteries popping up in products around our home. the trend has led to warnings about the risks of swallowing and these warnings aren't limited to young children. they're shiny, smaller than a coin and potentially dangerous to children. as button batteries power more toys, digital scales and other household devices, the consumer product safety commission wants parents to be aware of possible hazards. >> the problem with products that have these batteries is they're commonly left around children. >> the biggest concern if the batteries are swallowed, the consequences can become dire. >> if that becomes lodged in the throat, chemical burns can occur in as little as two hours. immediate medical attention
CBS
Mar 7, 2011 6:00am EST
night's time on the ice. somewhere in america, there's a doctor who can peer into the future. there's a nurse who can access in an instant every patient's past. and because the whole hospital's working together, there's a family who can breathe easy, right now. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest healthcare questions. and the over 60,000 people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> it is 6:23. a couple of things to know this morning. it is cold. we had some snow in spots. you may need to give yourself a few extra minutes to scrape your windshield. it is windy. winds have been gusting over 30 miles per hour. that will relax this afternoon. your day planner calls for plenty of sunshine. that's not going to be a problem. watch out for the early slick spot north and west. upper 30s by 9:00. mid-40s by noon. driving home, temperatures in the upper 40s or so with a high today upper 40s to lower 50s. i'll be back at 6:30. right now, here's mike and surae. >> all right, thank you. howard in sports, the capitals are back in first pl
CBS
Mar 1, 2011 6:00am EST
in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> it is 6:58. cold out there. wind chills in the 20s. temps in 309s. warmer tomorrow, chilly again on thursday. showers by the weekend. angie? >> all right, here is a story with the third street tunnel. it looks like traffic is getting by headed southbound through the tunnel. it almost looks like it is stay standstill because delays are building up. police are taking away two left lanes for drivers. new york avenue backing up toward florida avenue. 395 headed northbound just slow between 495 and king street. again from washington boulevard to the 14th street bridge. the beltway in maryland, you're jammed from 95 over to georgia. about a 15 minute commute. no accidents. over to you. >> thank you, an
CBS
Mar 4, 2011 6:00am EST
. spiders living in a fuel tank vent. mazda recalling cars in north america because of a danger posed by the spiders. the japanese automaker says a spider can weave a web and clog up the ventilation. that can lead a crack, fuel leakage and the risk of a fire. mazda says 20 cases have been identified in which spider webs were found in the vents. it not clear why they were crawling into the mazda 6 ratter than into other -- rather than into other vehicles. raises more questions than answers in terms of spiders living in the car. >> how bizarre. >> i can't wait the hear more about it. >> i wonder if it's a scent or something? >> or the design. >>> now a friendship that can really pay off. you can win an apple ipad 2. you have to like us. go to facebook.com/wusa9 and click like and fill out the sweepstakes form to enter. if you're already a fan, you still have to enter. the more friends you refer, the better the chances you have of winning. >>> 38 degrees, on the high to about 40. that's it. howard has the weekend forecast coming up. >>> and here's a look from sky 9, northbound 355 is blo
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 6:00am EDT
explained america's mission monday night. >> when our interests and values are at stake, we have a responsibility to act. >> the president said he wants moammar gadhafi out of power but he emphasized the u.n.- authorized mission is about enforcing a no-fly zone, not removing gadhafi by force. >> there is no question that libya and the world would be better off with gadhafi out of power. i, along with many other world leaders, have embraced that goal. and will actively pursue it through nonmilitary means. >> lawmakers fired back urging a tougher stance against gadhafi. >> if we tell gadhafi don't worry, you're not going to be removed by force, i think that that's very intajing to gadhafi. >> to say we're not -- regime change is not going to take place by force, i certainly can't agree with. he's a danger to the world. >> the president's speech is illogical. if you were grading this on a greek logic exam, you would give it an f. the speech contradicts itself. >> the president says nato will take over full control of the mission wednesday. i'm greg black for 9news now. >>> in a pol
CBS
Mar 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
trees have symbolized america's friendship with japan will be at their peak between march 29th and april 1st. this is a shorter bloom period than previously predicted but they are giving you the heads up at least. horticulturist says the cherry trees are already in the puffy white stage which means they're only about four days away from peak bloom. >> jessica doyle is watching your money. >> do you think your cell phone service is bad in your area? apparently you're right. >> i'm sorry. i'm making a call. >> is this inappropriate? >> ok, well that was -- >> hello! >> it is jessica. >> well, apparently we're working this morning. that's good. i called you earlier. that worked. but we're doing a lot better than the rest of the washington area. turns out we have some of the worst cell service in the country. the worst in fact according to a new study by j.d. power and associates. 18% of calls in our area have static, echoes or have calls dropped. in fact, the washington baltimore area had the worst cell phone service of any major city in the country. the study also shows it doesn't really
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